If the learning phenomenon applies to all human activity, why isn’t the effect noticeable in mass
production or high-volume assembly work?
. Under what circumstances might a manager prefer a learning rate of approximately 100 percent
(i.e., no “learning”)?
. What would a learning percentage of 120 percent imply?
Explain how an increase in indirect labor cost can contribute to a decrease in direct labor cost
. List the kinds of factors that create the learning effect